|• Mayor||Edwin Riva (Coalition)|
|Time zone||ART (UTC-3)|
|Dialing code||+54 03467|
The settlement was established in 1909 when the General Bartolomé Mitre railway built a railway station named Monte de Buey. In 1910 it was recorded that the only building in the locality was the railway station.
The settlement has gradually expanded, having a population of 6,285 in 2010.